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sharpen

synonym (synonym of sharpen)

  • (verb.change)
    put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    give a point to (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make (one's senses) more acute (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of sharpen)

  • (verb.perception)
    make (images or sounds) soft or softer (verb.perception)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make dull or blunt (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make dim or indistinct (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lower the pitch of (musical notes) (verb.change)
     

also (also)

hypernym (sharpen IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • become sharp or sharper (verb.change)
    become more intense (verb.change)
     
  • give a point to (verb.change)
    assume a different shape or form (verb.change)
     
  • make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper (verb.perception)
    increase or decrease in intensity (verb.perception)
     
  • make crisp or more crisp and precise (verb.change)
    make more intense, stronger, or more marked (verb.change)
     
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard (verb.change)
     
  • raise the pitch of (musical notes) (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sharpen relation)

  • give a point to (verb.change)
    make sharp or acute; taper; make (something) come to a point (verb.change)
     
  • make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper (verb.perception)
    cause to converge on or toward a central point (verb.perception)
     
  • make (one's senses) more acute (verb.change)
    make (senses) more keen (verb.change)
     
  • make sharp or sharper (verb.contact)
    sharpen with a strap (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    provide with an edge (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    sharpen on a strop (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    sharpen with a hone (verb.contact)
     
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    put again into focus or focus more sharply (verb.change)
     

cause (cause to relations of sharpen)

  • make crisp or more crisp and precise (verb.change)
    become sharp or sharper (verb.change)
     
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    become focussed or come into focus (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sharpen)

  • give a point to (verb.change)
    sharp end (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone) (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the property of a shape that tapers to a sharp tip (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a V shape (noun.shape)
     
  • make sharp or sharper (verb.contact)
    any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper (noun.artifact)
     
  • put (an image) into focus (verb.change)
    the act of bringing into focus (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system (noun.attribute)
     

domain category (sharpen is domain category of ....)

  • raise the pitch of (musical notes) (verb.change)
    an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner (noun.communication)
     
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